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Refuge System - Planning
Mountain-Prairie Region
Graphic button showing the 8 state mountain prairie region

Division of Refuge Planning

 

The Division of Refuge Planning leads conservation planning for 125 national wildlife refuges, 24 wetland management districts, and landscapes across the Mountain–Prairie Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Planning overview
Background on why planning is important and how we develop plans for national wildlife refuges, wetland management districts, and landscapes in the Mountain–Prairie Region.


Comprehensive conservation plans
Plans that direct the management of resources and public use at national wildlife refuges and wetland management districts in the Mountain–Prairie Region over a 15-year period. Review our planning schedule. Find out about plans in progress and opportunities to get involved.


Land protection plans
Plans that analyze opportunities to protect lands across the Mountain–Prairie Region in strategic ways: through expansion of existing national wildlife refuges or wetland management districts, establishment of new refuges or district lands, and identification of landscape values that need protection. Find out about plans in progress and opportunities to get involved.


Laws and policies
Links to major laws and policies that guide planning for national wildlife refuges, wetland management districts, and landscapes.


Planning resources
Links to information that is useful in developing plans for national wildlife refuges, wetland management districts, and landscapes.


About us
Programs of the Division of Refuge Planning and contact information for division staff.


Contact us
Telephone and fax numbers and postal mail and email addresses for the Division of Refuge Planning. Links to Web sites of planning divisions for other regions of the Service.

 

 


Page photograph: Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge, Utah.

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with Others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American People.
Last modified: January 24, 2017
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